Hilde Veronika Östensson

Hilde Veronika Östensson (formerly Høie) graduated from the European Film College in 2004 and continued to work in the Danish movie industry where she among other things edited the feature film “Caroline – den sidste rejse”. IMDB

In 2014, Hilde Veronika Östensson (formerly Høie) graduated as part of the first class of the newly founded Acting and Collaborative Theatre / Linjen för Scenkonst, a 2-year international professional training program in physical theatre. Since then she has made her living as an actress, singer, director, choreographer and teacher, internationally.


Hilde has taught movement, voice and dramatic combat at among others the Worlds Certification and Teachers Conference in Dramatic Combat in Toronto, Canada, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol, England, Mr. Pejo’s Wandering Dolls in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava, Slovakia, Oslo Metropolitan University in Oslo, Norway and at the Nordic Stage Fight Society’s international summer workshops.


Some of her credits as a performer include: “Heartquakes” (singer & dancer, also composer and choreographer, directed by Peppe Östensson) “Love me Tender, Love me True” (actress, directed by Lennart Peep), “Hjärtbävningar” (performance for Östgötateatern’s charity Gala, accompanied by Jan Erik Sääf), “Konsert for Fredheim” (solo vocal, classical and contemporary repertoire, musicians: Ellen Sejerstedt Bødtker and Torfinn Hoffart).


Some of her credits as a director include: ”Vårdnässpelen 2021” (co-director), ”The High Life”, (trapeze and theatre performance, director), “Århundradets Kärlekssaga” (monologue, assistant director), ”Caroline: Den sidste rejse” (first assistant director), ”Kristinspelet” (assistant director).


She has choreographed fights for among others: “Fiddler on the roof” at Malmö Opera, “Scenes from a Marriage”, ”Waiting for Godot” and ”Noises Off” at Östgötateatern and “Revolution” at Ung Scen/Öst in Sweden, “Kristinspelet” and “Maridalsspillet” in Norway and “Sigurd fighting the dragon” at Teatr Groteska in Poland. She assisted Fight Director Brad Waller at the Washington Operas production of “Appomattox” in 2015.


Hilde has trained ballet and jazz dance for 10 years and dramatic combat since 2000. She is a certified teacher with the Nordic Stage Fight Society and a Honorary Fight Director with Fight Directors Canada. She was given the Bear Scholarship Award by the International Order of the Sword and the Pen in Banff, Canada in 2015. She has trained Wudang Practical Tai Chi with Mikael Wallin, a 2-time European Champion.


Hilde graduated from the European Film College in 2004 and continued to work in the Danish movie industry where she among other things edited the feature film ”Caroline: Den sidste rejse”. She graduated from the University of Copenhagen with a BA in musicology and music/arts management in 2012, and has performed as a singer since childhood in various groups, ensembles and choirs, in a variation of genres, and as a classical solo singer. She makes her own music.


She is currently co-directing Vårdnässpelen in Östergötland, Sweden as well as co-writing the book ”The Unwritten, the Unsaid – Inner Knowing and Creative and Pedagogical Processes” together with Peppe Östensson.


Fight Director


Additional Crew
2007Marts (Short)

2004 – Skallgång (Short)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 
2004 – Skallgång (Short)
Sound department 
2008Panser (Short)
2011 – Curling King